Newtown Is Johannesburg’s Coolest Place to Be

June 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Francisco Anzola If you're a real traveller, rather than just a tourist, you're a nonconformist with a questing spirit. And in Johannesburg, South Africa, that means Newtown, the vibrant cultural and entertainment district in the western reaches of ...Leer más

5 Ways to Love Paris Like a Local

June 19, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Nora Zubia It long ago stopped being easy to say anything "new" while writing about the City of Light. And as a first-timer, you truly must do the sightseeing highlights. The Eiffel Tower. The Louvre.  The Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysées. And s...Leer más

42 Years After ‘Jaws’, Martha’s Vineyard Still Quite a Catch

June 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Vidu Gunaratna Some time ago I happened to run across that toothy old classic Jaws online, and as I watched, the impossibly picturesque maritime settings and endless beaches awakened in me a nostalgia for the light, colours, sounds, and tastes of...Leer más

Catalan Painter Alfredo Palmero Loves Visitors

June 13, 2017 - Sin comentarios

       Alfredo Palmero “Hola, hola! Is that you? I’m coming”, a lanky, pony-tailed figure, leaning precariously out of an upstairs window, called down to us. Moments later, the heavily carved front door opened, and we were admitted ...Leer más

It’s Summer, & They’re Off! (To Elegant Saratoga Springs, New York)

June 5, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Dennis W Donohue I got the horse right here, The name is Paul Revere, And here's a guy that says that the weather's clear, Can do, can do, this guy says the horse can do. If he says the horse can do, can do, can do… As the chap at...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

May 30, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Howard Pyle/Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main", Harper's Magazine In the fifth film of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales (aka Salazar’s Revenge), the eponymous evil and undead Spanish navy captain Armando...Leer más

Barcelona’s Iconic Montjuïc Hill Celebrated in Poster Exhibition

May 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ajuntament de Barcelona The "mountain" known as Montjuïc (at a maximum 185 metres/606 feet high, really more like a broad, shallow, and admittedly very big hill) in Barcelona's southwest looms large over the city not just physically but ...Leer más

Urban Japan Through the Eyes of a Polish Photographer

May 25, 2017 - Sin comentarios

mtmjolnir/YouTube He could be a poster boy of post-Cold War artistic globalisation. At age 31, Lukasz Palka, from Tarnów, Poland by way of Chicago, has been based in Tokyo for the past decade and specialises in gritty urban (and especially noct...Leer más

Notes From Underground: Caves of the Dominican Republic

May 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

The Dominican Republic is of course well known as a destination for marvelous beaches, cool adventure sports, and the historic corners of its capital Santo Domingo. Much more "under cover," if you will, is what's underground: thousands upon thous...Leer más

Craving Croatia’s Dreamy Dalmatian Coast

May 18, 2017 - Sin comentarios

xbrchx Most everyone knows that the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik (read our past post here) is a real stunner, but so is much of the nearby coast and hinterland of Dalmatia, which covers pretty much all o...Leer más

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